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Prurigo nodularis: Treatment

All content solely developed by the American Academy of Dermatology ... The American Academy of Dermatology gratefully acknowledges the support from ... Sanofi and ... Regeneron . ... How do dermatologists diagnose prurigo nodularis? ... Your dermatologist can often diagnose prurigo nodularis by examining the itchy bumps and patches on

What can get rid of age spots?

If you feel that age spots are telling people you’re past your prime, you may be able to fade those spots significantly. Sometimes, you can even get rid of them. ... Before you treat age spots, however, you should know a few facts. These facts can protect your health and

Carol’s personal story

The first time in 2006—that is when i had a red pimple. It would blister and form a crust. My family doctor zapped it. Within the year, it came back. My son was ill, so I ignored it and waited for him to get better—one year and a half to

Actinic keratosis: Diagnosis and treatment

If you find a spot or growth on your skin that you think could be an actinic keratosis (AK), it’s time for a thorough skin exam. Should you have an AK, an accurate diagnosis and treatment can: ... Reduce your risk of developing skin cancer ... Get rid of an

Genital warts: Diagnosis and treatment

How do dermatologists diagnose genital warts? ... People often feel embarrassed by growths in their genital area and do not see a doctor. But seeing a dermatologist can provide peace of mind because you can get a proper diagnosis and treatment. ... A dermatologist can diagnose genital warts by examining

Acne Scars: Diagnosis and treatment

Safe and effective treatment for acne scars begins with a consultation. During the consultation, a dermatologist will examine your skin, playing close attention to your scars. A dermatologist will also ask you some essential questions. ... Questions to ask yourself ... To get the most from your consultation, many people

How dermatologists treat sun-damaged skin

Spending time outdoors without protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays can add years to your looks. Fortunately, there are ways to erase some of this damage. ... Woman before and after treatment for sun-damaged skin ... A) Before treatment ... B) Three months after laser resurfacing

Granuloma annulare: Diagnosis and treatment

How do dermatologists diagnose granuloma annulare? ... If you may have granuloma annulare annulare, your dermatologist will exam your skin and ask some questions. ... Be sure to tell your dermatologist if you: ... Have injured your skin recently ... Feel any pain or itch ... Take any medications ...

Whole body cryotherapy can be hazardous to your skin

Woman entering a whole body cryotherapy chamber. ... Whole body cryotherapy (WBC) involves exposing your body to subzero temperatures for 2 to 4 minutes while nearly naked. Temperatures can exceed -200° Fahrenheit. ... If you’re wondering why anyone would do this, most people try it for the alleged health benefits.

Is your dry scalp something more serious?

From dandruff to fungal infections, your scalp could be in need of some TLC ... A dry, itchy scalp can prove distracting, painful and—when paired with scabbing or flaking—embarrassing. It may be tempting to take matters into your own hands by scratching or attempting to mask the issue with products,

Scars: Diagnosis and treatment

Why should a dermatologist diagnose what type of scar you have? ... While it may seem obvious that you have a scar, it’s important to have a dermatologist examine it before it’s treated. ... Scars are complex. To treat you safely and effectively, it’s important for the person treating you

Skin cancer: Squamous cell carcinoma treatment

All content solely developed by the American Academy of Dermatology ... The American Academy of Dermatology gratefully acknowledges the support from ... Sanofi and ... Regeneron . ... Squamous cell carcinoma is highly treatable when found early ... Found early, a dermatologist can often treat squamous cell carcinoma of the